Turn the dough onto a floured surface and knead for a couple of minutes.
Wash out sauce pan thoroughly to avoid mixture catching and burning, then repeat process again but add next colour of choice.
For orange, add yellow first then a couple of drops of red and mix. If you want a deeper orange, add more red. For a tangerine yellow-orange, add more yellow.
For green add yellow first, then a couple of drops of blue.
For purple add red first, then slowly add blue until you have the shade of purple you want.
I have had a batch of this playdough on the shelf for over 2 months now and it is still perfectly good without having turned crusty. It will keep even longer in the fridge, up to 6 months or more.
I sometimes like to add a little lavender essential oil when kneading the play dough for the scent but this is probably best suited to older children who aren’t tempted to put it into their mouths
I hope you enjoy some rainbow playdough fun with your little ones!!
Thank you, Tania for sharing. I’m sure lots of mama’s are going to make rainbow playdough this weekend. What perfect timing for the beginning of school holidays. Thank you!
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